Ing. Sjef J.J.M. Staps
Afdelingshoofd Bodem & Plant
Louis Bolk Instituut
Hoofdstraat 24
3972 LA Driebergen
Tel. +31 343 523.860
Fax +31 343 515.611

Louis Bolk Institute (LBI)

The Louis Bolk Institute (LBI, Netherlands) is an independent scientific research institute offering advisory, research, and development services in the fields of organic and sustainable agriculture, nutrition and health care. It operates as a not-for-profit foundation. The institute operates in the Netherlands and Europe and also has regional offices in Uganda and Ghana.

The institute’s Department of Agriculture has a strong background in organic and sustainable farming systems development. Its expertise includes sustainable soil management, organic plant breeding, agro biodiversity and animal welfare. The department closely cooperates with Wageningen University and Research Centre, and with organic farmers in the Netherlands and elsewhere. The institute is and has been involved in many EU projects.

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